Rio with Adrian Santana

Travel guide to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with Adrian Santana
Adrian Santana

Rio with Adrian Santana

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Brazilian filmaker and fine artist Adrian Santana shows his go to spots in Rio de Janeiro, which he describes as 'purgatório da beleza E do caos...' -- a purgatory between beauty and chaos. Follow on for his favourite spots to escape and embrace the chaos, from waterfalls, the best surf spots and places to eat.

Sobrenatura

Very delicious food that is located in a very interesting and beautiful part of the city, Santa Teresa

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Parque Lage

A place that can be very romantic and a lot of hidden secrets around the temple.

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Recreio

When passing Barra da Tijuca there is a reserve by the beach. You have to go by car and when good swell picks up it produces very strong and clean waves in the early morning

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Pedra de Arpoador

A very good place to see the sunset throughout the year, but especially during Summer.

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Arpoador

Very good waves to surf, but tough when crowded.

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Sanca

This place is filled with amazing locals, who are friendly and are stoked on life. It has a large beach to do whatever you want and the waves are one of the best in Rio de Janeiro.

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Cachoeira das Almas

In a tricky location so best to follow directions online.

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Bibi Sucos

Best sandwiches and acai. They have several locations.

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